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Xiaomi Redmi 7A, Redmi 7 and Redmi 7 Pro spotted online: Report

The company has not offered any information regarding its upcoming Redmi 7 series. (Representational image: Bloomberg) Three new Xiaomi smartphones have been spotted on China’s Compulsory Certificate (3C), according to a report by Nashville Chatter. A screenshot of the list shows devices– with model numbers M1901F7E, M1901F7T and M1901F7C–being certified on November 29. It is …

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Robinhood's checking plan could face regulatory scrutiny

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Financial technology startup Robinhood could face scrutiny by U.S. regulators over statements that its new checking and savings accounts are insured by an industry-backed protection fund. A photo illustration of Robinhood’s checking and savings accounts provided by Robinhood December 13, 2018. Robinhood/Handout via REUTERS. The uncertainty over …

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Facebook says bug opened access to private photos

Facebook has pledged to better protect user information. Written by Mike Isaac Facebook announced Friday that it had discovered a bug that allowed outsiders access to private photos, potentially affecting some 6.8 million people who use the service. “We have fixed the issue but, because of this bug, some third-party …

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Facebook's lead EU regulator opens probe into data breach

FILE PHOTO: The entrance sign to Facebook headquarters is seen in Menlo Park, California, on Wednesday, October 10, 2018. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage/File Photo DUBLIN (Reuters) – Facebook’s (FB.O) lead regulator in the European Union, the Irish Data Protection Commissioner (DPC), on Friday began an investigation into a number of breach notifications …

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Google launches Thai AI project to screen for diabetic eye disease

Google’s Thailand diabetes programme was announced in partnership with a Thai state-run Rajavithi Hospital. (Image: AP) Google said on Thursday it had launched an artificial intelligence programme in Thailand to screen for a diabetic eye disease which causes permanent blindness. The eye screening programme in Thailand follows a similar Google …

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New problems for embattled Huawei in France and Germany

FRANKFURT/PARIS (Reuters) – Huawei [HWT.UL] faces fresh challenges in Europe after France’s Orange said it would not hire the Chinese firm to build its next-generation network and Germany’s Deutsche Telekom announced it would review its vendor strategy. People walk past a Huawei shop in Beijing, China, December 11, 2018. REUTERS/Thomas …

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